On This Day

Deaths in Sport on October 5

  • 1924 Tom Campbell, South African cricket wicket keeper (5 Tests, 8 dismissals), dies in a railway accident at 42
  • 1952 Joe Jagersberger, Austrian-American racing driver, dies at 68
  • 1986 Mike Burgmann, Australian racing driver (b. 1947)
  • 1997 Dave Marr, American golfer (PGA Championship 1965), and broadcaster, dies of stomach cancer at 63
  • 2000 Cătălin Hîldan, Romanian footballer (b. 1976)
  • 2011 Graham Dilley, English cricket fast bowler (41 Tests, 138 wickets; Kent CCC, Worcestershire CCC), dies from oesophageal cancer at 52